Mahabaleshwar is a small town in Satara District of Maharashtra. This place is famous for Waterfalls, forts, foggy mountains, rivers, flora and fauna. This is the reason it is the most famous tourist attraction in Maharashtra state. Mahabaleshwar has one of the best scenic views of mountains covered with beautiful green trees.
How to reach Mahabaleshwar
There is a railway station of Mahabaleshwar.
Nearby airport is Pune and Mumbai
There are many option by bus from Mumbai or pune to reach.
Places to see in Mahabaleshwar
As per the information around more than 11 Crore of tourists visited in Mahabaleshwar in 2009 to 2010 which was the record. It offers many high viewing points like Arthur's Seat, Lodwick Point, Wilson Point etc. Few are the best places to see in Mahabaleshwar we learn below:
Pratapgarh Fort is a popular tourist attraction built by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in 1656. Pratapgarh Fort is situated around 1080 above the Sea level and constructed from you can see the road between two villages Kinesvar and Par. Main special thing about this fort is its Fortification which divides the fort in two parts: the lower and upper fort.
Venna Lake is the famous tourist attraction in Mahabaleshwar. Blue water makes a mesmerizing view of this Lake. This lake is also famous due to the boating activity is available in it with a low cost around 300 to 400 Per ride or minimum in sharing boat.
Alphinstone Point was discovered by Dr. Murray in 1830. This Place has got its name from the Mount Stuart elphinstone. Hill of this point divide skyline in two parts which makes this place more beautiful.
Lodwick Point Mahabaleshwar
Lodwick trail is a view point which is located in Haroshi in Mahabaleshwar. Lodwick Point area has actually 2 Points, one is Elephant's head point and second is Lodwick point. This point have a very mesmerizing view. There is a hiking way to reach easily which will take you to a point where you can see everything just below you.
Elephant's Head Point
This point is also one of the famous point because one edge of hill is looks like an Elephant covered with green plants and grass. Basically it is also a part of Lodwick point. This is also one of the important travel spot in Mahabaleshwar.
Lingmala Waterfall is located near to the National highway SH72 in Mahabaleshwar. Lingmala waterfall is most beautiful waterfall in Mahabaleshwar. Water here falls from a height of around 600 feet which makes some fog around the Waterfall area.
There are so many things to see in Mahabaleshwar which are also very important to visit like Arthur seat, Babington Point, Kates Point, Sunset Point, Connaught Peak, Shri Panchganga mandir in Mahabaleshwar, famous mahabaleshwar Temple, Chinaman Waterfall (one of the beautiful waterfall in India), Hollywood Wax Museum in mahabaleshwar etc.
Sports activity in Mahabaleshwar
Mahabaleshwar is famous for its beautiful hill station but also there are so many things to do like from jungle trekking to boating, from rock climbing to paragliding, it will never disappoint you. Few things are below.
Jungle Trekking, If you are a Trekking lover and want to do something new and unique, Tapola trekking point is very best. It is a small town which is very best as an adventure.
Paragliding in Mahabaleshwar, Paragliding is one of the Extreme sports activity for sports enthusiast, Mahabaleshwar offers best Paragliding experience and the places to book a paragliding ride are Khinger, Tapola and Bhilar.
Food in Mahabaleshwar
In the manner there are so many places to have a tasty food, but few are super like The Grapevine Restaurant, Farmhouse Bistro, Little Italy Restaurant, Bagicha Corner and Evershine Resort.
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